The Wizard of Oz came out in 1935.
That’s why Steve knew the “flying monkeys” reference. It wasn’t a new thing to him. It was something from when he was growing up.
He probably went and saw it with Bucky and held hands and skipped down the street all the way home singing the songs
THE WIZARD OF OZ CAME OUT IN 1939
I JUST- THAT’S A VERY IMPORTANT CINEMATIC FACT.
OTHER THAN THAT THIS POST IS MARVELOUS…
IN THE PUNNY WAY TOO.